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Supply Chain Sr. Consultant at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in neenah, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Supply Chain Sr. Consultant

Job Description

This position will provide leadership, project management and strategic and functional support to distribution operations and projects, with a key focus and accountability for the following areas:  


  • Distribution Network Productivity Management


  • KCNA Mill Materials Storage and Flow


  • KCNA Digital Supply-Chain Transformation Leadership for Physical Automation


Position Purpose

This position will provide leadership, project management and strategic and functional support to distribution operations and projects, with a key focus and accountability for the following areas: 


  • Distribution Network Productivity Management


  • KCNA Mill Materials Storage and Flow


  • KCNA Digital Supply-Chain Transformation Leadership for Physical Automation


Key Responsibilities


  • Partner with Site & Staff Distribution teams, and 3PL partners, to lead the development and implementation of a labor productivity management system and related improvement programs designed to achieve sustainable, best-in-class productivity results versus defined engineering standards


  • Partner with cross-functional and 3PL partners, suppliers, and site & staff Logistics teams to lead the development and implementation of Material Storage and Flow strategies and best practices, including optimizing storage efficiency, accurately projecting space utilization, ensuring efficient materials movement and service to the production assets, and developing a related labor management system


  • Partner with the KCNA Business Units, cross-functional and 3PL partners, suppliers, and site & staff Distribution and Manufacturing teams to lead the strategy development for Physical Automation as program leader on the KCNA Digital Supply-Chain Transformation team


  • Actively support Talent Development for the KCNA Distribution Team through coaching, mentoring, providing feedback, and participating in interviewing/talent acquisition process


  • Develop and drive Logistics strategies at plant attached DCs in conjunction with site Logistics Leaders around Finished Goods / Materials storage and flow


  • Create and own processes to build Logistics standardization across plant DCs


  • Facilitate strategic collaboration with Planning and Manufacturing to drive continuous improvement in end-to-end KC supply chain execution


  • Identify and support implementation of distribution programs designed to deliver external cost savings (ECS)


  • Take operational ownership of key DC initiatives as needed, ensuring effective project management, including new DC start-up activities


Qualifications/Education/Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field


  • 10+ years of experience in end-to-end supply chain functions


  • Ability to lead, coach, and develop Talent


  • Applies in-depth advanced Logistics knowledge and skills with understanding of external environment factors that may affect successful mill/DC operations and results


  • Ability to learn quickly, be individually motivated and self-direct work


  • High level of communication skills, both written and verbal


  • Must be able to effectively influence and provide distribution/logistics network leadership for multi-function programs and issues.


  • Provides expert Logistics advice, coaching and counseling to cross functional partners and supply-chain leaders


  • Capability to facilitate projects/focus groups in a cross functional team environment


  • Willingness to travel up to 20%, dependent on project activity and business needs


  • Preference given to strong prior experience in Planning or Manufacturing


Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark. 

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world.  We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers.  When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

Primary Location

USA-WI-Neenah

Additional Locations

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time